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. not only was today barack obama's inauguration, it was also martin luther king day. for his thoughts on this historic occasion we're joined by senior black correspondent morgan freeman. >> thanks, jim. that's okay. sorry. >> jon: i got it. wait. the president was inrawing ated today >> jon: yes, that's right i guess i was so busy being angry about having to work on martin luther king day, i didn't realize i was also missing the second inauguration of the first black president which now makes me even more angry. thanks, jon. >> jon: sorry. it's okay, jon. look, as long as we're celebrating dr. king's birthday, i would like to make one request. can we as a nation please, please stop using martin luther king as a prop in our own petty political arguments >> jon: you mean about race? no, jon. about everything. listen to what the chairman of national gun appreciation day said last week >> i believe gun appreciation day honors the legacy of dr. king. i think he would agree with me if he were alive today. >> let me stop you right there. he is not alive today. now what was it that killed him
using martin luther king as a prop in our own petty political arguments >> jon: you mean about race? no, jon. about everything. listen to what the chairman of national gun appreciation day said last week >> i believe gun appreciation day honors the legacy of dr. king. i think he would agree with me if he were alive today. >> let me stop you right there. he is not alive today. now what was it that killed him? i don't know, jon. was it diabetes? >> jon: i don't think so sandwich choke maybe? mauled by lions on the porch of a memphis hotel? i don't know. >> jon: i don't think that was it >> you were talking about dr. king. >> he would agree with me if he were alive today. that if african-americans had been given the right to keep and bear arms from day one of the country's founding, perhaps slavery might not have been a chapter in our history. >> slavery wouldn't have been a chapter. it would have been oppressive. followed by the chapter entitled all the black people are dead. now who is going to build the country? >> jon: you believe martin luther king would have favored gun control >> ab
total wore -- war to stop that (bleep). let's stop arguing what if. >> i think martin luther king would agree with me if he were alive today. >> jon: yeah, how did he die again? but go on. [cheers and applause] go on. no, it's good. [cheers and applause] and remember monday is his birthday. go ahead. >> that if african-americans had been given the right to keep and bear arms from day one of country's founding perhaps slavery might not have been a chapter in our history. >> jon: they say it's your birthday. ♪ yes, if only the africans brought to this country in chains had been allowed to have guns, ah -- although obviously given the climate of the country at that time would they have gotten whole guns or three-fifths of a gun? we will never know. [ laughter ] i just want to say, you are not going to get any push back in this country on your point about not wanting or liking tyranny. the question is a disagreement in just how close we are teetering on the edge of it and whether or not you are confusing tyranny with the unpleasant sensation of losing elections which we just had. if obama
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